A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 159.4633 East, latitude 53.316 North, depth = 75.53 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75.53 km (47 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:20:46 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 10:20:46 / October 13, 2018 @ 10:20 am. Event id: us1000hdwy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hdwy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vilyuchinsk, Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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